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Published on Monday, December 7, 2009

half blood prince posterCome to the Georgetown Interim Library on Tuesday, December 8 at 6 p.m. to be the first to watch the newly released DVD of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.  We'll have a special prize that all Potter lovers are sure to want!

Published on Saturday, December 5, 2009

Join us on December 19 for an all day celebration of the Georgetown Interim Library's 1st anniversary.  We will have yummy treats, hot chocolate, coffee, and tea.  There will be crafts, stories and more!
Schedule of events:
10 a.m. Storytime with Miss Tracy
11 a.m. Storytime with Miss Micki
12 p.m. Make your own gingerbread houses
1:30 p.m. Music by the Georgetown Boys and Girls Club
3:30 p.m. Test your chess skills against an International Chess Master (ages 4+)

Published on Wednesday, December 2, 2009

On Saturday, December 19, chess great Oladapo Aduoladapo adu playing chess will play 20 opponents at once in a tournament at the Georgetown Interim Library.  Stop by to watch and pick up tips!  And don't forget about our ongoing Family Chess Club which meets every Thursday at 5 p.m. for free chess lessons, ages 4+.

Published on Friday, November 27, 2009

 We've got copies of December's titles for all of our book clubs at the Georgetown Library!  The Family Book Club, for ages 9-12 plus parents, will be meeting on December 10, and will discuss Rick Riordan's 39 Clues: Maze of Bones.

Our Adult Book Club will discuss Dave Egger's newest work, Zeitoun, on Thursday, December 17.

Our Urbane Book Club will discuss I'm So Happy for You by Lucinda Rosenfeld on Tuesday, December 29.  We hope you can make it to whichever meeting interests you!

Published on Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Don't know what to do with your Thanksgiving holiday?  Come to the Georgetown Interim Library on Friday, November 27 at 2 p.m. to watch Pixar's 2009 movie "Up" about a 78-year old man who decides to fulfill his lifelong dream of visiting South America.  Little does he know that he has a much younger stowaway! 
We'll have popcorn and juice, so bring your whole family!

Published on Monday, November 16, 2009

Come join us on Tuesday the 17th or Thursday the 19th - or both - for our fun branch book clubs! 

On Tuesday at 7:30 we will be discussing Sophie Kinsella's Twenties Girl and on Thursday at 7:30 we will discuss E.L. Doctorow's latest, Homer and Langley.  All book lovers are welcome!  

Published on Saturday, November 14, 2009

Teens, come to the Georgetown Interim Library to sign up for American
Library Association's WrestleMania Reading Challenge!  Participants can
win a trip to WrestleMania 26 in Phoenix in March 2010.

Read the official contest rules.WrestleMania challenge promotional photo

Published on Thursday, November 12, 2009

Thanks to a generous donation from HSBC bank, the Georgetown Interim Library is pleased to offer chess lessons for children and families every Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m. 
Ages 4 and up are welcome to come in and play with us!
Check out pictures from Saturday's outdoor chess tournament across the street from the R Street library. 

Published on Thursday, October 8, 2009

Every year, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America give a prize to the previous year’s best science fiction novel.  Find these award winners at D.C. Public Library:

  • Powers by Ursula Le Guin (2008)
  • The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon (2007)
  • Camouflage by Joe Haldeman (2005)
  • Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold (2004)
  • Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon (2003)
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman (2002)
  • The Quantum Rose by Catherine Asaro (2001)
  • Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear

Find these titles in the library catalog.  Place a hold to have a book delivered to the library nearest you.

Find the Doctors Rated Best by other Doctors

Published on Sunday, September 27, 2009

To find out who the top doctors are around the country, nonprofit Consumers' Checkbook surveyed roughly 340,000 physicians to tell us which specialists they would want to care for a loved one. The Top Doctors database contains the names of over 23,000 doctors who were mentioned most often. Find top-rated doctors in the 50 largest metropolitan areas, in over 35 specialties, and more. This resource is available online at all D.C. public libraries.